Chatelherault Country Park
Formerly part of the 494 acre estate of the Duke of Hamilton surrounding Hamilton Palace. The palace was demolished but Chatelherault Hunting Lodge, built for the 5th Duke of Hamilton, and an Iron Age fort survive.Also within the park are a deep gorge of the Avon Water overlooked by 13th Century Cadzow Castle, oak trees dating from the 15th Century and a rare breed of white cattle bred by the Dukes of Hamilton. The park was opened in 1987 by the Duke of Gloucester.
Visitor Centre: Summer, daily 10am-6pm; Winter, daily 10am-5pm. House: Summer, Sunday-Thursday 11am-4.30pm.